Our View of the Sun
Students are introduced to safety rules for observing the Sun, how the distance of the Sun is measured using Kepler's Laws and identify the visible layers of the Sun. They discuss solar eclipses and view images of eclipses using the Internet.
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The Sun: Earth's External Heat Engine - Part 1 of the Astronomy Model
Designed by School Power...NaturallySM, this lesson familiarizes advanced earth science and physics learners about the variables that affect our supply of solar energy. They examine gas spectra and perform calculations. There is an...
8th - 12th Science
Why is the Sun Yellow and the Sky Blue?
Air is clear, so why do we see the sky as blue? The video explains the way light waves travel through the air and the result of our perceptions. It uses simple diagrams and illustrations to reinforce the variety of colors present versus...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Let's Go to Mars
Put on your space boots as you take a trip through space to the fourth planet in our solar system. An informative video investigates the composition of Mars in relation to Earth. It considers the likelihood of life surviving on the...
12 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Universe - Secrets of The Sun 2/5
Where did our sun come from? Scientists believe that the sun and our solar system was born from a supernova. Part two of this five-part series explains the sun's plasma, magnetic field, sunlight, and something called flux ropes. This is...
9 mins 6th - 12th Science